Content Deployment Job Error – The Specified Name is Already in Use



The following error message is displayed in the job status log and content deployment job fail.
<ReportMessage Title=”The specified name is already in use. A document cannot have the same name as another document or folder in this document library or folder. Click your browser’s Back button, and type a new name. at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequest.CreateOrUpdateFileAndItem(String bstrUrl, String bstrWebRelativeUrl, Guid& docId, Object varDoc, Int32 docLength, Int32 exists, String bstrCreatedBy, String bstrModifiedBy, Int32 iCreatedByID, Int32 iModifiedByID, Int32 iVersion, Object varTimeCreated, Object varTimeLastModified, Object varProperties, String checkInComment, Int32 docLibRowID, String bstrListName, UInt32& pdwVirusCheckStatus, String& pVirusCheckMessage) at Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.FileSerializer.CreateOrUpdateFileWithGuid(SPFileStream spstm, SPWeb web, Guid fileId, String fileUrl, SPUser author, SPUser editor, String checkinComment, DateTime timeCreated, DateTime timeLastModified, MetaInfoHandler metaInfo, FileInfo fileInfo, Int32 iVersion, Boolean isFirstVersion, SPImportSettings settings, Int32 listItemId, String listInternalName)” Time=”2008-06-09T18:24:27.4756013Z” Severity=”Error” ObjectName=”/Documents/Search Test Text.txt” Phase=”ImportInProgress” />


This issue can fix with the follow approach.  

The files in the destination site collection does not match the source site collection, try deleting either the source or destination files (basically one of the files is causing the problem), and then reran content deployment job.


2 Responses

  1. The solution is to delete the SOURCE files? Not the destination version?

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